Author:CLAYTON SMITH RICHMAN [TO FREDERICK RODGERS]

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1870 - 1900 ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTERS FROM ONE SEAMAN TO A FRIEND, CAPTAIN AND CONFIDANT DETAILING HIS LIFE AT VARIOUS POINTS INCLUDING A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE FLORA, FAUNA AND CUSTOMS OF THE SAMOAN ISLANDS

By: CLAYTON SMITH RICHMAN [TO FREDERICK RODGERS]

Price: $3,055.99

Publisher: NORFOLK VA SAMOAN ISLANDS SOUTH PACIFIC, 1870

Seller ID: 0009047

Condition: Good


On offer are three letters from the life of Clayton Richman, who served in the United States Navy for 30 years, from 1870 to his retirement in 1900. The letters are written from different points of Richman’s life. The first letter is 1875, the second (and longest) is 1878, and the final letter was written in 1888. For each letter, Richman is serving on a different ship. In 1875, he is on the USS ‘New Hampshire’, in 1878, he is on the USS ‘Adams’, and the final he is serving on the USS ‘Independence’. Two of the letters deal with Richman’s illustrious life and career in the US N... View more info